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  • Name:

    The Prophecy

  • Created by:

    The Possible Theatre / Möguleikhúsið

  • Icelandic title:

    Völuspá

  • Director:

    Peter Holst

  • Set design:

    Anetta Werenskiold

  • Costume design:

    Anetta Werenskiold

  • Music:

    Guðni Franzson

  • Lighting design:

    Pernille Planteneer

  • Performers: Pétur EggerzBirgir Bragason
  • Webpage: http://moguleikhusid.is/moguleikhusid/leiksyningar/voluspa/the_prophecy/
  • Artform:

    Theatre

  • Audience (suitable for?):

    9 +

  • Language of text:

    Aviable in Icelandic / English / Swedish

  • Length:

    45 min.

  • Excerpts from reviews:

    "Actor Pétur Eggerz´s virtuosic character transformations, and director Peter Holst´s exellent pacing ensure that there´s not a moment´s slack in the piece." National Post, Toronto

    "The main characteristic of this play is its simplicity and clarity. Motion, text and music all point to the same direction which is to deliver this complicated story in a clear and organized manner." Morgunblaðið

    "Pétur surrended to the story and the characters came alive one after another. This was absolutly fantastic." DV

  • Is the production available for tour?:

    Yes

  • Has the production toured?:

    Yes

  • Info on recent tours:

    Has toured in USA, Canada, Finland, Russia, Germany, France, Sweden, Faroe Islands and Iceland

  • Number off people on tour:

    2

  • Number of performers on stage:

    2

  • Stage/venue requirements:

    The shows need a floor space of 5x5m.

  • Technical requirements:

    3 spot lights (1000w). 8 X 500w pc lights.

    When touring schools we can adjust to a much simpler lighting plan.

    An amplifier, bas or full range, 60 W or more

  • Founded year? By? Members? Contact?:

    Möguleikhúsið / The Possible Theatre was founded in 1990 Contact: Pétur Eggerz Tel. +354 8971813 moguleikhusid@moguleikhusid.is

        • What is it?: The Prophecy is performed in the style of Storytelling Theater with one actor and cellist. The actor tells the story as well as playing several different characters. The music is closely woven into the play as the musician is on the stage throughout the performance and interacts directly with the action of the play. Through the use of a continuous voice from the cello, accentuated with special sounds and effects, the music becomes part of the story rather than a simple accompaniment. The Prophecy is an ancient poem from Scandinavia , called Voluspa. It is a story of the creation of the world.